2017-2018 Academic Year

Visit the OWU Events Calendar for the latest list of lectures, performances, athletics events, and other public events. Dates of all events listed on the academic and events calendars are subject to change.

Fall Semester
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 Classes Begin
Thursday, August 31, 2017 Last Day to Add/Drop Full-Semester and First-Module Courses
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Last Day to Withdraw from First-Module Courses
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exams in First-Module Courses
Wednesday-Sunday, October 11-15, 2017 Mid-Semester Break
Monday, October 16, 2017 Midterm Estimates Due
Monday, October 16, 2017 Second Module Begins
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Last Day to Add/Drop Second-Module Courses
Last Day to Withdraw from Full-Semester
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Last Day to Withdraw from Second-Module Courses
Saturday-Sunday, November 18-26, 2017 Thanksgiving Break
Friday, December 1, 2017 Last Day to Present Petitions for Withdrawing from Full-Semester and Second-Module Courses
Friday, December 8, 2017 Last Day of Classes
Saturday-Sunday, December 9-10, 2017 Reading Days
Monday-Thursday, December 11-14, 2017 Final Examinations
Thursday, December 14, 2017 Term Ends at 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017 Grades due at 4:30 p.m.
Spring Semester
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Classes Begin
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Last Day to Add/Drop Full-Semester and First-Module
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Last Day to Withdraw from First-Module
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Exams in First-Module
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Second Module Begins
Friday, March 9, 2018 Midterm Estimates Due
Saturday-Sunday, March 10-18, 2018 Spring Break
Thursday, March 22, 2018 Last Day to Add/Drop Second-Module
Last Day to Withdraw from Full-Semester
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Last Day to Withdraw from Second-Module
Friday, April 27, 2018 Last Day to Present Petitions for Withdrawing from Full-Semester and Second-Module Courses
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 Last Day of Classes
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Reading Day
Thursday-Friday, May 3-4, 2018 Final Examinations
Saturday, May 5, 2018 Final Examinations (a.m.)
Saturday, May 5, 2018 Reading Day (p.m.)
Sunday, May 6, 2018 Reading Day
Monday-Tuesday, May 7-8, 2018 Final Examinations
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 Term Ends at 5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Senior Grades Due at 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 Commencement
Monday, May 14, 2018 Remaining Grades Due at 4:30 p.m.

2018 Summer Session

Monday, May 21 - Friday, July 27, 2018 Summer Session
Monday, May 21, 2018
Classes Begin
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Last Day to Add/Drop Full-Semester and First-Module
Friday, May 28, 2018
Memorial Day – No Classes
Friday, June 8, 2018 Last Day to Withdraw from First-Module
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 Last Day of First-Module
Thursday-Friday, June 21-22, 2018 Final Examinations in First-Module
Friday, June 22, 2018 First-Module Ends at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Grades Due at 4:30 p.m.
Friday, June 29, 2018 Last Day to Withdraw from Full-Session
Saturday, June 30, 2018 June Graduation Date – No Ceremony
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Independence Day – No Classes
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Last Day of Full-Session
Thursday-Friday, July 26-27, 2018 Final Examinations in Full-Session
Friday, July 27, 2018 Term Ends at 4:30 p.m.
Monday, July 30, 2018 Grades Due for Full-Session
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 July Graduation Date